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Construction Program Management and Inspection Guide

Appendix G (continued)

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ENGINEER'S ESTIMATE CHECKLIST FOR FULL OVERSIGHT PROJECTS

This document serves as a checklist for what should, at a minimum, be reviewed on an Engineer's Estimate for a Full Oversight Project. This checklist and any accompanying information should be filed in the project-specific file.

For additional information on Engineer's Estimates refer to Technical Advisory TA 5080.4 Preparing Engineer's Estimates and Reviewing Bids December 29, 1980.

  1. Check approximately 15-20 percent (more if possible) of the bid items against the plan quantities for accuracy.
    1. Do the items checked correspond with the plans and plan quantities?
       
       
  2. Do the Pay Items correspond to the type of work proposed?
     
     
  3. Are the Units of Measure appropriate for the Pay Item?
     
     
  4. Is the quantity for the Pay Item reasonable for the project?
     
     
  5. Does the Unit Price seem reasonable for the type, size, and location of the project?
     
     
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